Category: Identity Protection

Checkbook Basics: How to Obtain, Write, Send, Store and Dispose of Checks (Securely)

Woman sitting at her kitchen table fills out a check from her checkbook using secure tips from Minster Bank blog

Even though financial transactions today are increasingly paperless, there are still advantages to using a check book. They can help you avoid processing fees, leave behind a useful paper trail for your spending and give you a means of transferring funds should the internet be unavailable. But are check books safe? How do you secure… Read more »

Minster Bank Community Voices: Beth Wente

Community voices with Beth Wente, assistant branch manager at Minster Bank Wagner’s IGA location.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Minster Bank with our new audio series, Minster Bank Community Voices. This week’s guest is Beth Wente, assistant branch manager at our Wagner’s IGA location. Q: What Do You Do at Minster Bank? I’m the assistant branch manager at the Wagner’s IGA branch. I’m really dealing with the customer on… Read more »

Is Your Financial Information Secure Online?

Man protects his online identity while using phone and laptop

Online banking and investing are modern-day services that provide convenience for those on the go. You can easily pay bills and move money around using your home computer, smartphone or another compatible device. This convenience can turn into a major hassle, however, if you don’t properly safeguard your online profiles. Why You Need to Create… Read more »

The Practical Guide to Data Security at Your Small Business

protect yourself from cyber security

Did you know that 43 percent of all data breaches happen to small businesses? Just because you’re small doesn’t mean you’re not at risk for a cyberattack. Help reduce your business’ risk of data breaches by implementing these strategies. Where to Start with Cybersecurity The first step in protecting your business from cyberattacks is awareness…. Read more »